Niva-Hist DM Side Effects
Generic Name: brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Niva-Hist DM.
For the Consumer
Applies to brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: tablets
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine:
Blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, nose, or throat; excitability; headache; increased sweating; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness or anxiety; trouble sleeping; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest tightness; difficulty urinating or inability to urinate; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; flushing or redness of the face; hallucinations; mental or mood changes; numbness or tingling; seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or headache; severe dryness of mouth, nose, and throat; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; shortness of breath; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision changes.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine: oral liquid, oral suspension extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, palpitations, tachycardia and pallor.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria, drug rash, photosensitivity, and pruritus.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included disturbed coordination, tremor, irritability, insomnia, weakness, nervousness, convulsions, headache, euphoria, dysphoria, restlessness, hallucinations, and central nervous system depression.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included visual disturbances.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included thickening of bronchial secretions, respiratory difficulty, shortness of breath, tightness of chest and wheezing.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included dryness of mouth, nose and throat, epigastric discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary frequency and difficult urination.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects have included hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and agranulocytosis.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. DuraTan DM (brompheniramine/DM/phenylephrine)." ProEthic Laboratories LLC, Montgomery, AL.
It is possible that some side effects of Niva-Hist DM may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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